Melissa Rowland
Melissa Rowland
Year: So.
Hometown: Fair Haven, N.J.
High School: Rumson Fair Haven
Major: Engineering
Dream Job: Biomedical engineer
Activities/Clubs on Campus: Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
Favorite Place on Campus: The green
Favorite Professional Athlete: Emma Coburn
Favorite Pregame Meal: Sweet potato, grilled chicken, broccoli
Hobbies: Skiing, snowboarding, going to the beach

2018 (Sophomore): Recorded a top 25 finish at the Pineland XC Shootout with her 20:34.7 mark...placed 48th overall in the Maine State Invitational in the 6k where the brown and blue finished third overall...Rowland also competed in the Connecticut College Invitational where she posted a time of 23:35.6.

2017 (Freshman): Competed in three races for the Jumbos during her rookie campaign.

Before Tufts
: Was on the cross country and indoor and outdoor track and field teams at Academy of Allied Health and Science and Rumson Fair Haven Regional High School...was the 2015 Central Jersey Group II State Sectional 4x800 champion and 2015, 2016, and 2017 Group II State Championship 4x800 medalist...was a 2016 Central Jersey Group II Indoor State Sectional 1600m medalist...was a National Merit Scholarship Finalist...winner of the Graduation Math Award and the Graduation Science Award.

Personal: Daughter of Tom and Sandi...has two siblings, Mike (25) and Dan (23).